Will Thalheimer provides yet another valuable resource. His 2006 blog post on the learning styles myth that “People believe 10% of what they read, 20% of what they hear…” etc., illustrates that very credible sources have erroneously connected these false statistics to Dale’s Cone of Experience. A warning to us all to track down our sources! See the post at:
And note that one of the comments cites a 2002 AECTpresentation by Tony Betrus and Al Januszewski that provides more detail on what Edgar Dale did and did not say about his model, available at: http://www2.potsdam.edu/betrusak/AECT2002/dalescone_files/dalescone.html.ppt
I really appreciate Will Thalheimer’s work because he translates and applies research to help practitioners. This resource helps researchers, though, and is more-than-worth the price of downloading (i.e., it’s free!):
[Su-IT570] Resource Share – Job Aids for IDT.
Once again, Su provides some great resources!
Learning in the Social Workplace Jane Hart’s Picks
via Pick of the month: October 2012.
Recent finds (8/12-10/12).
Jennifer shares some information on some great tools for f2f and virtual classrooms, here!
[Su-IT570] A video on YouTube: “Personal Learning Environment from ROLE Project”.
Su has posted a video on the ROLE project – Responsive Open Learning Environments. It’s a great example of another tool that can be used effectively to construct a PLE! Check it out!
It seems to me that, as far as the “theory” or “approach” of Connectivism is concerned, we’re living in the Wild West Phase where everyone is taking a shot at conceptualizing it, defining it, fostering it, and trying it out. Here are two interesting takes on it that I just found:
Connectivism & MOOCs – Diagram of development influences:
Gretel Patch’s Periodic Table of Connectivism: